dec: 351 hex: 15F bin: 101011111
See Data values
|— Duncan Geere|
Squids drop 1–3 ink sacs upon death.
Ink sacs can be obtained as a "junk" item from fishing.
|Ink Sac||1 Iron
Like all other dyes, ink sacs can be:
- Applied to sheep to dye their wool, which can then be sheared for 1–3 blocks of black wool.
- Applied to tamed wolves to dye their collars.
- Used to dye or stain wool, leather armor, beds, glass, terracotta and shulker boxes.
- Combined with gunpowder to make a firework star.
- Combined with a firework star to create a fade-to-color effect.
- Used to add patterns to banners.
- Used to dye shulkers.[Bedrock Edition only]
- Used to dye water contained in cauldrons.[Bedrock Edition only]
- Combined with sand and gravel to craft concrete powder.
- Combined with compounds to craft balloons or glow sticks.[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Librarian villagers buy 5 ink sacs for an emerald as part of their third tier trade.[upcoming: BE 1.11.0]
|Item||Name ID||Numeric ID|
In Bedrock Edition, ink sacs have the ID name
dye with data value 0.
|7||Light Gray Dye|
|12||Light Blue Dye|
|Java Edition Beta|
|1.2||Added ink sacs.|
|1.3.1||12w17a||Ink sacs are now used to craft book and quills.|
|1.4.2||12w34a||Added the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.|
|1.4.6||12w49a||Ink sacs can now be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.|
|1.6.1||13w19a||Stained clay can now be crafted.|
|1.7.2||13w36a||With the addition of new flowers, many secondary and tertiary dyes are now primary dyes.|
|13w41a||Stained glass can now be crafted.|
|1.8||14w25a||Ink sacs are now used to craft dark prismarine.|
|14w30a||Added banners, which can be dyed with ink sacs.|
|1.11||16w39a||Ink sacs can now be used to dye shulker boxes.|
|1.12||17w15a||Ink sacs can now be used to dye beds.|
|1.13||17w47a||The different data values for the |
|Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 351.|
|Upcoming Java Edition|
|1.14||18w43a||Ink sacs can now be used to craft black dye.|
|Ink sacs can now no longer be used as a dye.|
|Changed the texture of ink sacs.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|?||Ink sacs have been implemented, but are currently unobtainable.|
|0.8.0||build 3||Ink sacs are now available in creative.|
|build 2||Ink sacs can now be used to craft cocoa beans.|
|0.9.0||?||Ink sacs will now generate in village and stronghold chests.|
|0.11.0||build 1||Ink sacs can now be obtained from squids.|
|Ink sacs can now be obtained as a junk item from fishing.|
|0.14.0||build 1||Ink sacs now can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.|
|0.16.0||build 1||Ink sacs are now no longer used to craft cocoa beans.|
|Ink sacs can now be used to craft dark prismarine.|
|1.0.0||alpha 0.17.0.1||Ink sacs can now be used to dye shulkers.|
|1.1.0||alpha 184.108.40.206||Ink sacs are now used to re-dye beds.|
|Ink sacs can now be used to dye shulker boxes.|
|1.2.0||beta 220.127.116.11||Ink sacs can now be used to craft book and quills.|
|Added banners, which can be dyed with ink sacs.|
|Ink sacs can now be crafted with gunpowder to create firework stars.|
|Ink sacs can now be used to craft black concrete powder.|
|Stained glass can now be crafted.|
|1.4.0||beta 18.104.22.168||Ink sacs can now be crafted from iron, sulfur, and 4 oxygen in the compound creators.|
|Ink sacs can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.|
|1.8.0||beta 22.214.171.124||Ink sacs can now be used to craft black dye.|
|Upcoming Bedrock Edition|
|1.10.0||beta 126.96.36.199||Ink sacs can now be bought from wandering traders.|
|Changed the texture of ink sacs.|
|1.11.0||beta 188.8.131.52||Ink sacs can now be sold to librarian villagers.|
|New Nintendo 3DS Edition|
|0.1.0||Added ink sacs.|